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NHA Party AGM and Conference

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The National Health Action Party (NHAP) Annual General Meeting and Party Conference will be held on Saturday November 2nd at the London Irish Centre, 50 – 52 Camden Square, London NW1 9XB from 11am to 4.15pm. All members and supporters are welcome to attend, though only paid-up members will be allowed to vote at the AGM. Lunch will be provided. …

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The NHAP Stands in Solidarity With Striking Workers at St. Mary’s Hospital London

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The National Health Action Party (NHAP) wishes to express its solidarity with the outsourced cleaners and porters of St. Mary’s Hospital London who will decide tomorrow on whether to take strike action against their employer Sodexo. Sodexo currently holds a facilities contract with Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. In its 2018 Annual Report the French based multinational boasted of having …

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Austerity isn’t over, but its time the Tories were


In the midst of Brexit chaos and talk of a general election being immanent, it is vital that we do not lose sight of what Boris Johnson’s government of chaos is doing in other areas of policy. This is especially important when it comes to the National Health Service. Clearly, Johnson and Dominic Cummings have recognised that the public’s willingness …

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Dr Alastair Fischer Appointed as New Co-Leader of the NHA


Following the resignation of Dr Alex Ashman as Co-Leader of the National Health Action Party, the NHAP has a new co-leader. Dr Alastair Fischer, the party's Nominating Officer, is taking on the duties until a longer-term arrangement can be put in place. Dr Fischer, a health economist, says "The NHS remains under great threat from the nine-year reduction in funding …

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Our Political System is Broken – It Is Time to Fix It


Boris Johnson’s prorogation of parliament is an affront to our democracy, but it is not a coup. What he has done is perfectly legal and the fact that it is so, demonstrates now more than ever, just how fundamentally broken our political system really is. Our unwritten constitution formed by a patchwork of precedents, acts of parliament and legal judgments …

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We Stand in Solidarity With Striking Outsourced Workers


The National Health Action Party (NHAP) wishes to express its solidarity with outsourced striking workers at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust and St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Trust. The striking workers, 300 in total, work as caterers, porters, cleaners, security guards and receptionists and are outsourced to the Trusts by private contractor Medirest, a subsidiary of Compass Group - …

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Billions in Capital Spending Promised by Ministers is Failing to Hit the Frontline


By Kane Shaw, Press Officer Today the Health Service Journal (HSJ) is reporting that only 3% of the £2.5bn in capital spending allocated by the government since 2017 has been released to the health service. Capital spending is defined as spending on estate infrastructure. This includes computer information technology,  medical equipment, vehicles such as ambulances, and building maintenance and repairs, as …

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Boris Johnson: What Now?


Today Boris Johnson will be handed the keys to Number 10 Downing Street and Britain will be led by a Prime Minister who is fundamentally unfit for office. Boris Johnson has weaponised racism and homophobia to advance his political career, he has embarrassed not only this country on the world stage but also our friends and allies. His lies have …

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